- Over the course of a few days, UFO sightings were reported in Katy, Galveston, Port Aransas, and El Paso.
- A study by CarInsuranceComparison.com revealed that Texans are the fourth-worst drivers in the country.
- A Copperas Cove man was arrested, jailed, and released on a $200 bond for failing to return an overdue library book, which he had borrowed in 2010, right before going to prison for three years.
Midland became the richest metropolitan area in the country, ending the 26-year reign of Fairfield County, Connecticut.
- A San Antonio teacher was placed on paid leave for punishing gum-chewing students by making them chomp on pieces from a jar of old, already-chewed gum.
- A Tyler resident tied with two other men for the Salvation Army bell-ringing world record of 105 hours.
- A Schlotzsky’s in Abilene closed for two weeks, citing the need for an “attitude adjustment” on its sign.
- Earthquakes have become so common in Azle that local schools have begun conducting “drop, cover, and hold” drills.
- A Parker County woman with a lengthy criminal record was given seventy years in prison after stealing a weed whacker, a power washer, and Christmas lights.